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Family Medicine Physician/General Practitioner, ESSOB (Enhanced Surgical Skills, C-Sections) Full-time Job

1 year ago   Doctor / Physician   Bonnyville   59 views
Job Details

Responsibilities/Duties:

Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.

The ideal candidate will offer their skills and expertise in providing contact and continuous care toward the management of patients' health. The candidate will provide full scope of practice which will include primary care (office practice), as well as emergency room coverage, acute care including Obstetrics and C-Section deliveries and extended care services. Candidate must be a team player and work with the local physicians as well as the medical team within the community.

The successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing practice or by opening their own practice. This is the candidate's independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process.

Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Reside in and have as his/her primary residence in the community of Bonnyville.
  • Establish and maintain a full time community based practice within the community.
  • Provide call support as per call schedules, including full time participation in the Emergency Department and other call schedules as required. (Obstetrics/C-Section)
  • Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities.
  • Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned.

Additional Notes About Bonnyville

The Town of Bonnyville is located in northeastern Alberta, approximately 240 kilometers (150 miles) from the provincial capital of Edmonton. The Town's motto - "it's Multi-Natural" - refers to the town's celebration of its diverse cultural heritage and rich natural resources.

Bonnyville is a great place to work, play and raise a family. It provides the perfect mix of community services through health, educational, recreation and cultural facilities that include Lyle Victor Albert Performing Arts Centre. Enjoy the golf and country club scenic 18-hole golf course, many well as the parks and playgrounds within the community. Muriel and Moose Lake are within an easy walk and/or drive. Other recreational and leisure opportunities that Bonnyville has to offer are an indoor swimming pool, bowling alley, curling club, cultural center with a theatre and stage, a skateboard park, snowmobile club, and many other programs. There is a Parent Child Centre, a family resource center which houses preschool programs and a Boys and Girls Club that offers programming in the Youth Centre.

If all this doesn’t sound like enough, Bonnyville is surrounded by lakes and majestic boreal forest, Bonnyville offers visitors and locals a treasure trove of natural wonders. Bird watching enthusiasts flock to Bonnyville's Jessie Lake every spring to spot the nearly 200 bird species that use the lake as a stopping ground on their migration route.

In addition, hunters from around the world come to try their hand at bagging a white-tailed deer or a bear, and fishermen cast their lines into the area's many lakes, hoping to bring home the big one.

The economy is growing and expanding faster that the provincial average creating employment opportunities in construction, oil and gas, as well as retail sales. As a major service area, the Town serves more than 17,000 people. Bonnyville is the HUB for the oil and gas industry with over 60 national and international companies setting up head offices within the Town.

For more information on the community of Bonnyville, please go to the website of
http://town.bonnyville.ab.ca/

Qualifications:

  • Registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) or proof of Eligibility for Alberta Licensure required (to be sent with application).
  • Must have experience in a rural community setting within the past 1-2 years.
  • Core Competencies:
    • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) – required
    • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) – required
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) –desired
    • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) –desired
    • CCFP – required
    • CCFP-EM –desired
    • Managing Obstetrical Risk Efficiently (MOREOB) – required
    • Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) – required
  • Additional Competencies:
    • Must have current experience in Obstetrics including C-Section – required
    • Low Risk Obstetrics – required
    • Emergency Room Experience – required 1 – 2 years current rural
  • Preference will be given to applicants who do not require or have completed the CPSA Preliminary Clinical Assessment.

Note: All physicians who wish to practice in Alberta must hold a valid license with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta. For more information on obtaining this license and the eligibility requirements, please visit College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta www.cpsa.ab.

Compensation:

Fee for Service

On Call Stipend - Physicians are remunerated for being on call.

Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Compensation Programs - AMA Membership compensation programs are under review and may be subject to change

* For complete details on AMA Membership benefits, please contact click here.

Recruiter Contact:


Gail Hachey

Title: Physician Resource Planner, AHS North Zone (Medical Affairs)

Email: ahs.northzonephysicianrecruitment@albertahealthservices.ca

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.

Company Description
Albertas health care system is one of the best in the world and physicians in Alberta experience a variety of challenging and rewarding opportunities while also enjoying a high standard of living. Whether you are interested in practicing in a large hospital in an urban centre or a small community clinic in a rural area, Alberta offers plenty of choices to suit your skills and interests.
General Practitioners and Family Physicians are licensed health care professionals and are educated in the general practice, with opportunities to focus their practice in specialized areas.
Specialist physicians are trained and certified to provide patient care within a specific discipline. They also act as consultants to other physicians; perform surgery and supervise surgical procedures; and may conduct research on the nature, cause and development of diseases.